Future Ready Focus

September, 2016

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Edcamp PCTX

Saturday, Oct. 1st, 8:30am-12:30pm

2121 Bethel Road

Weatherford, TX

Come join us for a morning of professional learning on topics YOU choose! Connect with other passionate educators! For more information or to register, click HERE!

Door Prizes for Edcamp PCTX:

  • Interactive Whiteboard Systems & a document camera for Ipevo
  • Nepris accounts
  • Nearpod Licenses
  • Makey-Makey
  • Sphero Ollie
  • Signed copies of best selling education related books
  • Gift Cards
  • T-shirts & much more!
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Personalized Learning Opportunities!

To encourage and support teachers who seek out learning opportunities that are of interest to them, we have created the WISD Professional Learning Badge program. Learn at a time convenient to you about things that you want to know about, then proudly display your badge outside your classroom or a digital badge on your website. This allows your peers to see who can be a resource when they need a quick tip about a new tool. Learners can earn badges after completing a brief Google Form & showing proficiency with the tool. At this time, over 350 badges have been earned by teachers across WISD!

If there is a badge that you are interested in and it is not on the site yet, please use the "Add a Badge" form to request that the badge be added. To see what this site is all about, click HERE. More badges will be added in the next few weeks!


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If you have set a technology/future ready professional development goal for this year, WISD Professional Learning Badges could be a way to document professional growth. In addition, the ePortfolio component of Canvas LMS would provide a platform for reflection and documentation of goal progress/attainment. Want more information? Email sford@weatherfordisd.com

Global Connections

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Opportunities to connect our students are easily found. Check out Connected Classrooms in Google Communities. You can search through the listings for connections or post your own. The listings are filtered by content area or topic.

WISD on Twitter

District Resources for Personalized PD

NEW to Atomic Learning - Hoonuit Learning Modules

The Hoonuit Online Learning Framework, located within Atomic Learning (found on WISD STAFF Page)
LearnIt. DoIt. ShareIt. ProveIt.

  • Reach teachers and students where they are, in their moment of need
  • Leverage outcome-based learning to ensure that users learn what they need
  • Provide activities that allow users to apply learning to their life/classroom
  • Encourage learners to connect, get feedback, and learn from others
  • Offer a way for teachers, staff, and students to document learning
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**As Seen on the Web**

From J2 Training (Shared at #edcampArlingtonTX)

Seen on Twitter

From TCEA Blog